The Abilene Zoo is now providing a live feed so you can watch these not so little guys grow 24/7! To watch visit http://www.ktxs.com/…/ktxs-and-abilene-zoo-launch-…/43484720
Today we would like to give a huge Abilene welcome to the Youth Bull Riders World Finals! The bull riders will be here from the 3rd to the 6th boosting the economy by approximately $792,000! Kids from ages 4-19 will be competing in this event located at the Taylor County Expo Center focusing on raising awareness for youth bull riding! So grab your boots and make your way over to support these kiddos by showing them what a true Abilene ‘Howdy’ actually is!
Abilene welcomes the Texas State 4-H Horse Show this weekend! Come to the @taylorcoexpo to see for yourself why these contestants bring in around $1,656,000 into our economy each year! All is free and open to the public so put your boots on and support this fantastic group!
Join us for the 34th annual Tour de Gap! Enjoy a ride through the rolling hills of Buffalo Gap, Texas, relax at the pavilion area, enjoy the food and raffles! All proceed from this event benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization!
(Photo from Tour de Gap website)
Shop with local vendors all morning and afternoon at the Backyard Market on July 28th at the 23 Junk Street!! Then come back later that night to enjoy live music and food trucks!
(Photo from the 23 Junk Street website)
Enjoy screenings of different award winning films from around the world at The Grace After Dark event this Thursday, July 14th! Food trucks will be located outside The Grace Museum from 6:30-8 pm. This outdoor night of films and fun is one you won’t want to miss. Limit: first 100 people only.
Join us, July 14th, for the “Some like it HOT” Art Walk!! Bring the entire family to historic downtown where restaurants, shops, museums, galleries and entertainment await you!
Celebrate the 4th at the Annual Westex Connect 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular! Gates open at 2 pm with live music by Julia Hatfield, Will Clark Band,Clay Mobley Music and more! Enjoy a BBQ dinner, a children’s firework show and the main event: the fireworks spectacular! #visitabilene #4thofjuly#homeofthefreebecauseofthe
This Saturday at noon hightail it to the 2nd Annual Pay It Forward Memorial Ride to honor and celebrate our veterans by placing flags on every grave at the Abilene Veterans Cemetery. Anyone is welcome!
Make plans to visit Abilene this weekend to the Paramount Productions new interpretation of INTO THE WOODS. Tickets are still being sold. Can’t wait to see you there!